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Visa, work and residence permit

3.28.2020  21:44

Due to the current restrictions on entry into Denmark, it is temporarily not possible to apply for a visa to Denmark. This means that applicants cannot fill in an application online or hand in the application at a Visa Application Center (VFS). Applicants who have handed in their visa application prior to 20 March will have their case processed. In urgent cases where an applicant has to travel to Denmark before 14 April and has a worthy purpose for entering Denmark, the applicant can contact the Danish mission at

Read more about what constitutes a worthy purpose at the website of the Danish Police here


Work and residence permit
As all the Visa Application Centers (VFS) are currently closed, it is not possible to submit your residence applications. Please contact the Danish Consulate General in New York by email to book an appointment to hand in your residence permit application. In your e-mail*, please include your case order ID, receipt of payment, and type of application. Note that appointment availability are subject to local travel restrictions.

* Please note that you have the option to provide information by mail and that sending personal information over the internet is at your own risk. For more information, please read the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Privacy Policy in Danish and English


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